Devlin Brown at the water cooler: How can I test my strength and fitness?
There are dozens of tests to choose from but perhaps the US military’s updated version will do the trick
Q: Is there a standard that I can test myself against to see whether I’m really as fit and strong overall as I think I am?
A: If you’re as fit and strong overall as you think you are, you would not be asking this question. You’d know that you have spent a decent amount of time working on your total strength and that you understand “fit” to be far more than just aerobic fitness. You have exercised your aerobic system and the two anaerobic energy systems...